Charles Olivier, BA(Hons), BACP
Charles has been assisting clients in his role of Psychological Counsellor since 2008. He is an experienced trainer and supervisor, tutoring Counselling students at degree level. He also worked extensively with couples since 2005, helping them with relationship difficulties and offering marital, pre-marital and couples counselling.
Charles holds a First Class Honours degree in Person Centred Counselling (Middlesex University, London), Diploma in Person Centred Counselling (The Metanoia Institute, London); Various certificates in subjects such as “Counselling Concepts”, “Neuroscience and Attachment theory”, “Cultural diversity”, “Dealing with shame”, “Dealing with trauma”, “Relationship/Couples counselling”, “Making contact with teenagers and young people”, “Addiction Therapy”, “Bereavement”, “Clinical Supervision” and many more.
Charles is a full member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and a member of The Metanoia Institute where he is also the Programme Leader for the BA(Hons) programme. He is committed to his own personal and professional development which includes regular clinical supervision with an accredited supervisor and regular Continuing Professional Development training. He follows the BACP code of Ethics, a copy of which can be downloaded here.
Before pursuing a career in Psychology, Charles worked in various senior management positions in Engineering, Retail Operations, Information Technology and most recently in the Charity sector, often managing large teams. It was while performing these roles that he discovered his passion for helping individuals be the best they can be which inspired him to pursue a career in Psychology.
Charles is a primary tutor on Person Centred Counseling and Humanistic Counselling degree courses. In addition to his work in private practice, Charles is also the Programme Leader for the Dip/BA(Hons) Person Centred Counselling Programme at The Metanoia Institute, London. He is a Clinical Supervisor to students and qualified therapists.